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Book Review: Heterodox Investment Theory

Thomas Pistorius challenges much of mainstream investment theory that uses mathematical statistics to predict returns.

Fabozzi: Finance Must Modernize or Face Irrelevancy

Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA, spoke with Paul Kovarsky, CFA, about the state of academic finance and financial theory.

C-Suite Talks: Bill Browder

Were it a work of fiction, Bill Browder's story would stretch the bounds of credibility well beyond the breaking point.

Top 10 Posts from 2018: Chart Crimes, Political Divides, AI, and the Skill Ratio

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers this year? The results offer an illuminating look into the forces that shaped finance in 2018.

Top Five Articles from August: Growth vs. Value, Blockchain, Tax-Loss Harvesting

In August's leading posts, Larry Cao, CFA, receives a blockchain update, Julie Hammond, CFA, considers the state of fixed income, and Clare Flynn Levy shares tips for succeeding as a portfolio manager.

Tips for Aspiring Portfolio Managers

What makes a good fund manager? A willingness to learn, from your own success and failures, but also from the wisdom of those who came before you.

New Decision-Making Perspectives: 13 Ways to Break the Frame

Once we’re aware of how incorrect framing can sabotage performance, how can we ensure that we are framing decisions properly?

Top Five Articles from May: Chart Crimes, Investing Lessons from Mom, and the Invisible Octopus

Does the CFA charter add value? Why does everyone hate finance and what can be done about it? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from May address these questions and more.

18 Chart Crimes and Misdemeanors

Truth is relative, falsehoods are seductive, and shortcuts are commonplace. Chart crimes are a clear manifestation of this, writes Sloane Ortel. 

Weekend Reads: Understanding Haiti and the Business of Philanthropy

Inspired by a recent trip to Haiti, Susan Hoover considers the nation's troubled history as well as its recent travails, the value and efficacy of international aid, and how to optimize charitable giving, in the latest edition of Weekend Reads.